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  May 1st, 2012

Gift Savings and Health Apps You Can Use

Dear Valued Customer,
Did you know we offer gift certificates?
Save on Gift Certificates
They make much better gifts than knick-knacks and they last longer than flowers. Right now, you will save on any product order just for buying one of our gift certificates.

Give healthy, get healthy, and save money today.*

Mother’s Health Matters

Mother’s Day is a good time to think about your parents’ health. If you are trying to think of something different to give, how about an electronic Ray & Terry’s gift certificate
People of all ages now consider supplements part of their monthly budget. In fact, our team members get a lot of requests from our own families for products.

Our email gift certificates are a good (and easy) way to say “I want you to be healthy for a long time!”

Until Mother’s Day, when you purchase an email gift certificate of $25 or more, you will automatically receive 5% off the rest of the products in your order.* You can send the gift to anyone-- your mother, sister, friend, yourself, or even your mother-in-law.

Shop Ray and Terry's Gift Certificates today.

Health 2.0

Technology is developing better preventative measures as well as resources and apps to put better healthcare at your fingertips.
Getting information from within
Medical device manufacturers often hesitate to give patients access to the data gathered inside their own bodies. What do you think?
What do video games and surgery have in common?
Motion technology such as Microsoft Kinect has been used to help surgeons access equipment without breaking sterility. Other potential ideas of using touch and wireless devices in the operating room were explored in this iMedicalApps article last year.
Heart attack App
A cardiologist developed an app to accelerate the diagnosis of heart attacks. However, there are some roadblocks to widespread use.
Smartphone vision testing
A $2 smartphone device was developed to help diagnose the second leading cause of blindness worldwide.
Sites and Apps You Can Use Right Now
Microsoft Healthvault allows you to store your health information, share it with your physician, plus offers tools to help track and analyze your health status and prescriptions. And it’s free.
Simplee tracks medical expenses by consolidating your claims and billing information. You can also use it to check on your flexible spending account balance.
Nike Training Club is an easy iPhone app that lets you choose exercises to design a great workout that’s convenient and well-explained.
iTriage is available for free on both iPhone and Android. It’s a great reference for checking symptoms, plus it helps find doctors and treatments once you identify the ailment.
How do you do it? Visit us on Facebook and share your favorite health app!

Health News Radar

Correcting Human Mitochondrial Mutations
Researchers at the UCLA stem cell center and the departments of chemistry and biochemistry and pathology and laboratory medicine have identified, for the first time, a generic way to correct mutations in human mitochondrial DNA by targeting corrective RNAs, a finding with implications for treating a host of mitochondrial diseases…
Better Balance Means Less Accidents
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one-third of adults 65 years and older fall each year. Falls are the leading cause of injury deaths among older adults. Flexibility and balance training help maintain better balance and are an important, though often overlooked, component of overall fitness.

Behavior of Fat Tissue with Calorie Restriction
Less fat tissue is unambiguously good for you over the long term, and one side effect of calorie restriction is the loss of excess fat tissue - but that is only a side effect. More interesting stuff is going on at the level of cells and their mechanisms: Caloric restriction (CR) slows the aging process and extends longevity, but the exact underlying mechanisms remain …

Hospital throws down $25K prize to decode genetic information
When obtaining genetic information is no longer a cost issue… what do you do with the data? As genomic testing becomes much less expensive, we struggle to make good use of the information.
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